NISHIYABU Kazuaki

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Name
NISHIYABU Kazuaki
Nickname
nishiyabu
E-mail
nishiyabumech.kindai.ac.jp
Affiliation
Kindai University
Section
Faculty of Science and Engineering Department of Mechanical Engineering
Degree
Docter of Engineering(Osaka University)

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2016
 - 
Today
Professor, Faculty of Science and Technology, Kindai Uiniversity
 
Apr 2010
 - 
Mar 2016
Associate Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Kinki University
 
Apr 2005
 - 
Mar 2010
Associate Professor, Industrial Systems Engineering, Osaka Prefectural College of Technology
 
Apr 1998
 - 
Mar 2005
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Osaka Prefectural College of Technology Industrial Systems Engineering
 
Apr 1999
 - 
Sep 1999
Guest Professor, Department of Metals and Materials, Katholieke Universiteit Leuve
 
Apr 1991
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Mar 1998
Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Osaka Prefectural College of Technology
 
Apr 1992
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Mar 1993
Reseacher, Division of Material Technology, Osaka Prefectural Industrial Technical Research Institute
 
Apr 1988
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Mar 1991
Research Associate, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Osaka Prefectural College of Technology
 

Education

 
Apr 1997
 - 
Mar 1999
Division of Materials and Manufacturing Science, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University
 
Apr 1986
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Mar 1988
Mechanical Engineering Course, Graduate School of Science and Engineering Research, Kinki University
 
Apr 1982
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Mar 1986
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Kinki University
 

Published Papers

 
Electro-fusion Joining of CF/PPS Composites using Carbon Fiber Heating Elements
TANABE Daiki, NISHIYABU Kazuaki, KURASHIKI Teltusei
Proceedings of the JSME/ASME 2014 International Conference on Materials and Processing (ICMP2014)      Jun 2014   [Refereed]
NISHIYABU KAZUAKI, TANABE DAIKI, KANOKO YASUHIRO, TANAKA SHIGEO
TRANSACTIONS OF THE JAPAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS Series A (Web)   79(807) WEB ONLY 1593-1603   2013   [Refereed]
KOTANI Masaki, NISHIYABU Kazuaki, MATSUZAKI Satoru, TANAKA Shigeo
Journal of the Ceramic Society of Japan   119(7) 563-569   Jul 2011   [Refereed]
NISHIYABU Kazuaki, TANABE Daiki, KANOKO Yasuhiro, TANAKA Shigeo
TRANSACTIONS OF THE JAPAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS Series A   77(780) 1378-1387   2011   [Refereed]
This study aims to develop the manufacturing method of micro-structured parts by the metal powder injection molding (MIM) inserted micro-sacrificial plastic molds which were prepared by nano-imprint lithography (NIL) technique. In this process nam...
NISHIYABU Kazuaki, KAKISHITA Kenichi, TANAKA Shigeo
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. A   76(767) 996-1001   Jul 2010   [Refereed]
In microminiaturization of metal injection molding, the use of finer metal powders is one of solutions for improving the dimensional accuracy and surface roughness of sintered products. This study aims to investigate the effects of micro/nano powd...
TAKANO Naoki, TACHIKAWA Hiroto, MIYANO Naoya, NISHIYABU Kazuaki
Journal of Solid Mechanics and Materials Engineering   3(3) 504-612   Mar 2009   [Refereed]
Fabrication of micro porous metal components by metal injection molding based powder space holder method
Nishiyabu Kazuaki, Matsuzaki Satoru, Tanaka Shigeo
HIGH TEMPERATURE MATERIALS AND PROCESSES   26(4) 257-267   2007   [Refereed]
Nishiyabu Kazuaki, Kanoko Yasuhiro, Tanaka Shigeo
PROGRESS IN POWDER METALLURGY, PTS 1 AND 2   534-536 369-372   2007   [Refereed]
Osada Toshiko, Miura Hideshi, Yamagami Takanobu, Nishiyabu Kazuaki, Tanaka Shigeo
PROGRESS IN POWDER METALLURGY, PTS 1 AND 2   534-536 361-364   2007   [Refereed]
Nishiyabu Kazuaki, Kakishita Kenichi, Tanaka Shigeo
PROGRESS IN POWDER METALLURGY, PTS 1 AND 2   534-536 381-384   2007   [Refereed]
Porous Graded Materials by Stacked Metal Powder Hot-Press Moulding
NISHIYABU Kazuaki, MATSUZAKI Satoru, OKUBO Kenji, ISHIDA Shinji, TANAKA Shigeo
Materials Scinece Forum   492(493) 765-770   Apr 2005   [Refereed]
OYA Naoyuki, NISHIYABU Kazuaki, HAMADA Hiroyuki
Journal of the Society of Materials Science, Japan   51(5) 483-488   May 2002   [Refereed]
This paper describes experimental developments for a concise preparation method of flexible interphase in commonly used GFRP and determination methods of the finite interphase thickness. The preparation scheme of the flexible interphase basically ...
Journal of The Society of Materials Science Japan   48(5) 446-453   1999   [Refereed]
Journal of The Society of Materials Science Japan   48(5) 430-437   1999   [Refereed]
Journal of the Japan Society for Composite Materials   25(3) 95-101   1999   [Refereed]
Journal of The Society of Materials Science Japan   47(6) 612-617   1998   [Refereed]
Composite Science and Technology   57(8) 1103-1111   1997   [Refereed]
Journal of The Society of Materials Science Japan   46(4) 335-342   1997   [Refereed]
NISHIYABU Kazuaki, TANAKA Shigeo
Metal Powder Report   0026-0657(08) 28-32   [Refereed]

Misc

 
嶋田翔太, 田邉大貴, 西籔和明
日本機械学会年次大会講演論文集(CD-ROM)   2017 ROMBUNNO.J0440305   Sep 2017
窪堀文夫, 田邉大貴, 西籔和明
日本機械学会年次大会講演論文集(CD-ROM)   2017 ROMBUNNO.J0440204   Sep 2017
田邉大貴, 中田直樹, 西籔和明
日本機械学会年次大会講演論文集(CD-ROM)   2017 ROMBUNNO.J0440304   Sep 2017
松村亮太, 田邉大貴, 田邉大貴, 西籔和明
日本機械学会年次大会講演論文集(CD-ROM)   2016 ROMBUNNO.J0450104   Sep 2016
田邉大貴, 田邉大貴, 窪堀文夫, 西籔和明, 倉敷哲生
日本機械学会年次大会講演論文集(CD-ROM)   2016 ROMBUNNO.J0450202   Sep 2016
Daiki Tanabe, Kai Kurauchi, Kazuaki Nishiyabu, Tetsusei Kurashiki
Zairyo/Journal of the Society of Materials Science, Japan   65 611-617   Aug 2016
©2016 The Society of Materials Science. This study aims to reveal the induction heating behavior of CFRTP composites by high-frequency induction heating method. The material used is unidirectional CF/PPS (UD-CF/PPS) and satin weave CF/PPS (woven-C...
D. Tanabe, F. Kubohori, S. Imamura, H. Jiang, K. Nishiyabu, T. Kurashiki
ECCM 2016 - Proceeding of the 17th European Conference on Composite Materials      Jan 2016
© 2016, European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM. All rights reserved. This study focused on the heating behavior, thermal distribution and interlaminar shear strength in a laying process of unidirectional carbon fiber reinforced thermopla...
D. Tanabe, F. Kubohori, K. Nishiyabu, T. Kurashiki
ECCM 2016 - Proceeding of the 17th European Conference on Composite Materials      Jan 2016
© 2016, European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM. All rights reserved. This study aims to develop the resistance welding method for continuous fiber reinforced thermoplastic (cFRTP) composites using spread carbon fiber as resistance heatin...
D. Tanabe, K. Kurauchi, Y. Kawamura, K. Nishiyabu, T. Kurashiki
ECCM 2016 - Proceeding of the 17th European Conference on Composite Materials      Jan 2016
© 2016, European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM. All rights reserved. This study aims to develop the high frequency induction welding process for continuous carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastics (CFRTP). The materials used for experiment...
D. Tanabe, K. Nishiyabu, T. Kurashiki
Proceedings of the American Society for Composites - 29th Technical Conference, ASC 2014; 16th US-Japan Conference on Composite Materials; ASTM-D30 Meeting      Jan 2014
Continuous fiber reinforced thermoplastic (cFRTP) composites which can be manufactured with press-forming are attracting attention recently in aircraft and automobile applications. However, cFRTP components have rather simple geometry due to the l...
D. Tanabe, K. Nishiyabu, T. Kurashiki
16th European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM 2014      Jan 2014
This study aims to develop the electro-fusion joining method for continuous fiber reinforced thermoplastic (cFRTP) composites using spread carbon fiber as resistance heating element. The material for the experiment was woven CF/PPS laminates. The ...
D. Tanabe, K. Nishiyabu, T. Kurashiki
ICCM International Conferences on Composite Materials   2015-July    Jan 2015
© 2015 International Committee on Composite Materials. All rights reserved. Automated thermoplastic tape laying (ATL) and automated fiber placement (AFP) are high-potential manufacturing methods for continuous fiber reinforced thermoplastic compos...
Shinya Sakurai, Kazuaki Nishiyabu, Shigeo Tanaka
Euro PM 2014 Congress and Exhibition, Proceedings      Jan 2014
This study aims to develop a trial production method for providing the complex-shaped MIM parts speedy at lower cost. The machining of green compacts and sintered joining were applied into MIM process. This study focuses on the shape and dimension...
Masaki Kotani, Aline Zimmer, Satoru Matsuzaki, Kazuaki Nishiyabu, Shigeo Tanaka
Nippon Seramikkusu Kyokai Gakujutsu Ronbunshi/Journal of the Ceramic Society of Japan   122(1430) 863-869   Jan 2014
© 2014 The Ceramic Society of Japan. All rights reserved. In order to improve the matrix microstructure of SiC-fiber-reinforced SiC matrix (SiC/SiC) composite, the authors examined a combination process involving the polymer impregnation and pyrol...
Kazuaki Nishiyabu
ICCM International Conferences on Composite Materials   2015-July    Jan 2015
© 2015 International Committee on Composite Materials. All rights reserved. This study aims to develop the eco-friendly fabrication method for micro-structured parts with high aspect ratio. To achieve this purpose, nanopowder printing (nPP) proces...
NISHIYABU Kazuaki, KAWAKAMI Jiro
Transactions of the JSME (in Japanese)   81(829) 14-00604-14-00604   2015
This study aims to develop an eco-friendly fabrication method for micro-structured parts with high aspect ratio. To achieve this purpose, nanopowder printing (nPP) process was adopted to the plastic mold with microstructures produced by electrospi...
NISHIYABU Kazuaki, KAWAKAMI Jiro
TRANSACTIONS OF THE JAPAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS Series A   0(0)    2015
This study aims to develop an eco-friendly fabrication method for micro-structured parts with high aspect ratio. To achieve this purpose, nanopowder printing (nPP) process was adopted to the plastic mold with microstructures produced by electrospi...
TANABE Daiki, NISHIYABU Kazuaki, KURASHIKI Tetsusei
TRANSACTIONS OF THE JAPAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS Series A   81(826) 15-00005-15-00005   2015
This study aims to develop the electro-fusion joining method for continuous fiber reinforced thermoplastic (cFRTP) composites using various carbon fibers as a resistance heating element. The material used for the experiment was woven CF/PPS lamina...
TANABE Daiki, NISHIYABU Kazuaki, KURASHIKI Tetsusei
TRANSACTIONS OF THE JAPAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS Series A   0(0)    2015
This study aims to develop the electro-fusion joining method for continuous fiber reinforced thermoplastic (cFRTP) composites using various carbon fibers as a resistance heating element. The material used for the experiment was woven CF/PPS lamina...
YAMAKAWA MASAFUMI, NAKAMOTO TSUYOSHI, TANABE DAIKI, NISHIYABU KAZUAKI
複合材料シンポジウム講演要旨集   39th 173-174   2014
田邉大貴, 石丸拓弥, 倉敷哲生, 西籔和明
日本複合材料合同会議(CD-ROM)   5th ROMBUNNO.3C-08   2014
田邉大貴, 森脇悠介, 西籔和明, 倉敷哲生
日本複合材料合同会議(CD-ROM)   5th ROMBUNNO.2C-07   2014
NISHIYABU Kazuaki, KAWAKAMI Jiro
TRANSACTIONS OF THE JAPAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS Series A   81(824) 14-00571-14-00571   2015
This study describes a novel method for fabricating the plastic mold with microstructure by nanofiber imprinting (NFI) into Si form. The nanofiber was produced by electro-spinning (ES) process which provides a simple and versatile method for gener...
ISHIMARU Takuya, TANABE Daiki, NISHIYABU Kazuaki
The Proceedings of Mechanical Engineering Congress, Japan   2013(0) _J045064-1-_J045064-5   2013
In this study, shape memory alloy (SMA) wires which were thermally-treated in a desired shape were embedded in the unidirectional carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic (CFRTP) laminates aiming to utilize actively the anisotropic property of CFRTP ...
TANABE Daiki, MORIWAKI Yusuke, NISHIYABU Kazuaki, KURASHIKI Tetsusei
The Proceedings of Mechanical Engineering Congress, Japan   2013(0) _J046013-1-_J046013-5   2013
This study aims to reveal the mechanism of electro-fusion joining of CFRTP composites using carbon fiber filament as resistance heating element. The material used is woven CF/PPS laminates. The effects of applied voltage, fusion time and thickness...
NISHIYABU Kazuaki
journal of the Japan Society for Testing Materials   60(12) 1156   Dec 2011
SAKURAI Shinya, KAWAKAMI Jiro, NISHIYABU Kazuaki
The Proceedings of Mechanical Engineering Congress, Japan   2013(0) _J112011-1-_J112011-5   2013
This study describes the new fabrication method of micro plastic mold imprinted nanofiber produced by electro-spinning (ES) process which provides a simple and versatile method for generating ultrathin fibers using variety of materials. The plasti...
KURASHIKI Tetsusei, NISHIYABU Kazuaki
journal of the Japan Society for Testing Materials   60(3) 273   Mar 2011
TANABE Daiki, MORIWAKI Yusuke, NISHIYABU Kazuaki, KURASHIKI Tetsusei
The Proceedings of the Materials and processing conference   2013(0) _113-1_-_113-5_   2013
MORISUGI Tetsuya, MATSUKURA Takuya, NISHIYABU Kazuaki
The Proceedings of Mechanical Engineering Congress, Japan   2013(0) _J046031-1-_J046031-5   2013
Carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic (CFRTP) has some excellent properties such as high productivity, high fracture toughness and high recyclability compared to the thermosetting plastic (CFRTS). Unidirectional CFRTP behaves highly anisotropy in ...
NISHIYABU KAZUAKI, KANOKO YASUHIRO, TANABE DAIKI, TANAKA SHIGEO
Met Powder Rep   66(2) 27-32   Mar 2011
As computers and other electronic devices become more powerful, they also generate more heat. Heat sinks are commonly used to dissipate this waste energy, but can they be made more efficient? Research sometimes gives mixed results... © 2011 Elsevi...
TANABE Daiki, NISHIYABU Kazuaki, KURASHIKI Tetsusei
TRANSACTIONS OF THE JAPAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS Series A   80(815) 189-SMM0189   2014
This study aims to reveal the mechanism of electro-fusion joining of CFRTP composites using multiple Ni-Cr wires as resistance heating element. The materials used for electro-fusion joining test are unidirectional CF/PPS and woven CF/PPS laminates...
TANABE DAIKI, NISHIYABU KAZUAKI, KURASHIKI TETSUSEI
材料   63(5) 368-373 (J-STAGE)-373   Jan 2014
This study aims to reveal the mechanism of melting and oxidation phenomenon of CF/PPS laminated composites by electrically-conducting. The materials used are unidirectional CF/PPS and woven CF/PPS laminates. The effects of applied voltage, conduct...
OTSUKA MASATAKA, SOMEKAWA TOSHIHIRO, KAWAKAMI JIRO, NISHIYABU KAZUAKI, MAEDA YOSHINOBU, MATSUTANI TAKAOMI, FUJITA MASAYUKI, MIYANAGA NORIAKI
応用物理学会秋季学術講演会講演予稿集(CD-ROM)   75th ROMBUNNO.17A-S9-5   Sep 2014
Y. Tabuchi, T. Morisugi, D. Tanabe, K. Nishiyabu
8th Asian-Australasian Conference on Composite Materials 2012, ACCM 2012 - Composites: Enabling Tomorrow's Industry Today   2 1473-1478   Dec 2012
In this study, shape-memory alloy (SMA) wires which were thermally-treated in a desired shape were embedded in the unidirectional carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic (CFRTP) composites aiming to utilize actively the anisotropic property of CFRTP...
SAKURAI SHIN'YA, NISHIYABU KAZUAKI, TANAKA SHIGEO
精密工学会関西地方定期学術講演会講演論文集   2014 50-51   Jul 2014
NISHIYABU Kazuaki, KAWAKAMI Jiro
TRANSACTIONS OF THE JAPAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS Series A   0(0)    2015
This study describes a novel method for fabricating the plastic mold with microstructure by nanofiber imprinting (NFI) into Si form. The nanofiber was produced by electro-spinning (ES) process which provides a simple and versatile method for gener...
TAKANO NAOKI, FUKASAWA KEN, NISHIYABU KAZUAKI
Int J Mech Sci   52(2) 229-235   Feb 2010
For the design of porous titanium component, differently from its use as functional materials, structural strength prediction algorithm is proposed based on the micro-stress concentration analyzed by the multiscale simulation. The modeling of real...
D. Tanabe, S. Tsutaya, K. Nishiyabu, T. Kurashiki
8th Asian-Australasian Conference on Composite Materials 2012, ACCM 2012 - Composites: Enabling Tomorrow's Industry Today   2 1560-1565   Dec 2012
This study aims to reveal the mechanism of electro-fusion joining of continuous fiber reinforced thermoplastic (cFRTP) composites. The materials used are unidirectional CF/PPS and woven CF/PPS laminates. The effects of applied voltage, holding tim...
Kazuaki Nishiyabu, Kenji Okubo, Shigeo Tanaka
Proceedings of the International Euro Powder Metallurgy Congress and Exhibition, Euro PM 2012   3    Jan 2012
This study aims to demonstrate the usefulness of digital image measurement for the optimization of manufacturing condition and the quality management of MIM parts. New types of measuring systems were used to measure the 3D coordinate and strain fi...
KOTANI Masaki, NISHIYABU Kazuaki, MATSUZAKI Satoru, TANAKA Shigeo
Journal of the Ceramic Society of Japan   119(1391) 563-569   Jul 2011
A simple method for making a porous SiC body through a polymeric route at one firing processing was demonstrated by the sacrificial filler template approach. By incorporating sacrificial pore-forming plastic powder, PMMA microbeads, into liquid pr...
Kazuaki Nishiyabu, Kenji Okubo, Shigeo Tanaka
Proceedings of the International Euro Powder Metallurgy Congress and Exhibition, Euro PM 2012   3    Jan 2012
This study aims to manufacture the micro-MIM parts exhibiting excellent soft magnetic properties. The effects of solid loading of feedstock and injection speed on the sintered density and the coercivity were investigated. The feedstock composed of...
D. Tanabe, S. Tsutaya, K. Nishiyabu, T. Kurashiki
ICCM International Conferences on Composite Materials   2013-July 3722-3731   Jan 2013
K. Nishiyabu, T. Yoshizawa, D. Tanabe, T. Kurashiki
ICCM International Conferences on Composite Materials      Dec 2011
NAKANISHI Keita, NISHIYABU Kazuaki
The Proceedings of Mechanical Engineering Congress, Japan   2013(0) _J046014-1-_J046014-5   2013
This study describes the punching behavior of woven carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic composites. The matrix polymer used is Polyamide 66 (PA66) resin. A circular hole is machined by two types of punch with different tool profiles such as flat...
SAKURAI Shinya, KAWAKAMI Jiro, NISHIYABU Kazuaki
The Proceedings of Mechanical Engineering Congress, Japan   2013(0) _S041011-1-_S041011-5   2013
This study aims to fabricate the micro-structured parts using nano-powder via compaction process by printing.The sacrificial plastic mold(SP-mold) which is derived from melting nanofiber produced by electron spinning(ES) method which provides a si...
K. Nishiyabu
Handbook of Metal Injection Molding   349-390   Jun 2012
© Woodhead Publishing Limited, 2012. All rights reserved. This chapter describes the metal injection molding (MIM) process for manufacturing metal components with micro-sized porous structures. The process has been achieved by applying the powder ...
NISHIYABU KAZUAKI, ANDREWS IAN, TANAKA SHIGEO
Met Powder Rep   64(9) 22-25   Oct 2009
To be able to successfully form very small parts by micro metal injection moulding is not quite enough for series manufacturing. Dimensional measurement and quality evaluation requirements also need to be satisfied. These were among the objectives...
田邉 大貴, 森脇 悠介, 西籔 和明
機械材料・材料加工技術講演会 M&P   21    Nov 2013
Kenji Okubo, Shigeo Tanaka, Hiroshi Ito, Kazuaki Nishiyabu
Proceedings of the Euro International Powder Metallurgy Congress and Exhibition, Euro PM 2011   2    Jan 2011
This study aims to develop the manufacturing method of metallic stamper for imprinting with micro structures by metal powder injection moulding (MIM). The mould used was prepared by imprinting plastic sheet. In the micro-sacrificial plastic mould ...
OHARA Ayatoshi, NAKAO Yuki, NISHIYABU Kazuaki
Materials and processing conference   2009(17) "216-1"-"216-2"   Nov 2009
MUTO Masahiro, NISHIYABU Kazuaki, WATANABE Takashi
Materials and processing conference   2009(17) "407-1"-"407-2"   Nov 2009
Kazuaki Nishiyabu, Kenichi Kakishita, Shigeo Tanaka
Nihon Kikai Gakkai Ronbunshu, A Hen/Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Part A   76 996-1001   Jan 2010
In microminiaturization of metal injection molding, the use of finer metal powders is one of solutions for improving the dimensional accuracy and surface roughness of sintered products. This study aims to investigate the effects of micro/nano powd...
Kazuaki N. Nishiyabu, Kenichi Kakishta, Shigeo Shigeo
Nihon Kikai Gakkai Ronbunshu, A Hen/Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Part A   76 75-80   Jan 2010
The manufacturing method of resist film insert metal powder injection molding (MIM) namely Resist/μ-SpiMIM process has been proposed. The resist film made of PMMA polymer with numerous micro-holes was used as micro sacrificial plastic mold (SP-mol...
YOSHIZAWA Takahiro, TANABE Daiki, NISHIYABU Kazuaki, KURASHIKI Tetsusei
Mechanical Engineering Congress, Japan   2011(0) "J043021-1"-"J043021-4"   Sep 2011
In this study, the anisotropic behavior in bending deformation of woven carbon fabrics reinforced PPS thermoplastic laminated composites with various fiber orientation angles under a concentrated and thermal loading was mainly investigated by coor...
Kazuaki Nishiyabu, Yasuhiro Kanoko, Daiki Tanabe, Shigeo Tanaka
Proceedings of the World Powder Metallurgy Congress and Exhibition, World PM 2010   4    Jan 2010
This study aims to develop the MIM process for manufacturing the micro heat sinks made of copper/diamond composites with high thermal conductivity. Diamond powder was added into the feedstock composed of copper powder and polyathetal-based binder....
Kazuaki Nishiyabu, Daiki Tanabe, Yasuhiro Kanoko, Shigeo Tanaka
Proceedings of the World Powder Metallurgy Congress and Exhibition, World PM 2010   1    Jan 2010
This study aims to develop the manufacturing method of micro-structured parts by the metal powder injection moulding (MIM) inserted sacrificial plastic moulds which were prepared by thermal nanoimprint lithography (NIL). In this process named NIL/...
Kazuaki Nishiyabu, Yasuhiro Kanoko, Shigeo Tanaka
Nihon Kikai Gakkai Ronbunshu, A Hen/Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Part A   75 1719-1725   Dec 2009
The manufacturing method of micro sacrificial plastic mold (SP-mold) insert metal injection molding (MIM) combined LIGA process, namely LIGA/-SPiMIM process has been proposed to solve specific problems involving the miniaturization of MIM. Two typ...
Masaki Kotani, Aline Zimmer, Satoru Matsuzaki, Kazuaki Nishiyabu
Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings   29 27-32   Mar 2009
As a promising approach to improve the matrix microstructure of SiC fiber reinforced SiC matrix composite, a new polymer impregnation and pyrolysis process which is combined with powder space holder technique has been developed. PSH was employed f...
TACHIKAWA Hiroto, TAKANO Naoki, NISHIYABU Kazuaki, MIKI Norihisa, AMI Yoshimichi
Journal of Solid Mechanics and Materials Engineering   4(3) 470-480   2010
Recent MEMS (micro electro mechanical system) fabrication techniques have made it possible to produce painless microneedles precisely enough to be inserted into epidermis layer penetrating the stratum corneum of human skin. This paper presents a t...
Andrews Ian, Nishiyabu Kazuaki, Tanaka Shigeo
Bulletin of Osaka Prefectural College of Technology   43 29-40   Dec 2009
Kazuaki Nishiyabu, Satoru Matsuzaki, Masaki Kotani
Progress of Composites 2008 in Asia and Australasia - Proceedings of the 6th Asian-Australasian Conference on Composite Materials, ACCM 2008   40-43   Dec 2008
To develop a heat-resistant composite material with high reliability in strength, this study was attempted to reduce the predominant defects occurred in the firing process of SiC precursor polymer by introducing a micro-porous structure. The hybri...
Kazuaki Nishiyabu, Satoru Matsuzaki, Masaki Kotani
Nihon Kikai Gakkai Ronbunshu, A Hen/Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Part A   74 988-993   Jul 2008
The hybrid process, Polymer Impregnation and Pyrolysis combined with Powder Space Holder (PSH-PIP) method, has been newly developed to improve the reliability in structure and mechanical properties of SiC/SiC composite. This process can yield an o...
加水分解性マイクロ針による経皮性薬剤配送システム
宮野 尚哉, 岡西 孝晃, 高野 直樹, 植村 建, 西籔 和明, 佐藤 裕之, 松崎 康司, 澤村 大輔, 花田 勝美
Drug Delivery System   23(3) 412-412   May 2008
Kazuaki Nishiyabu, Ian Andrews, Shigeo Tanaka
Proceedings of the Euro International Powder Metallurgy Congress and Exhibition, Euro PM 2008   2 325-330   Jan 2008
The production of micro-size and micro-structured parts by metal powder injection moulding (MIM) process require more sophisticated techniques than conventional MIM. New techniques for the quality evaluation of those tiny parts are also necessary ...
NISHIYABU Kazuaki
journal of the Japan Society for Testing Materials   58(1) 87-92   2009
Kazuaki Nishiyabu, Satoru Matsuzaki, Masaki Kotani
ICCM International Conferences on Composite Materials      Dec 2007
Kazuaki Nishiyabu, Yasuhiro Kanoko, Shigeo Tanaka
Proceedings of the Euro Powder Metallurgy Congress and Exhibition, Euro PM 2007   2 137-142   Jan 2007
The micro metal powder injection moulding using sacrificial plastic mould (SPmould), namely micro SP-mould insert MIM process has been developed to solve the problems specific to μ-MIM, e.g. difficulty of filling feedstock in narrow cavities and d...
TAKANO Naoki, TACHIKAWA Hiroto, MIYANO Takaya, NISHIYABU Kazuaki
Journal of Solid Mechanics and Materials Engineering   3(3) 604-612   2009
Aiming at the practical use of polyethylene glycol (PEG) microneedles for transdermal drug delivery system (DDS), a testing apparatus for their insertion into cultured human skin has been developed. To simulate the variety of conditions of human s...

Books etc

 
Handbook of metal injection molding
NISHIYABU Kazuaki (Part:Joint Work, Powder space holder metal injection molding (PSH-MIM) of micro-porous metals)
Woodhead Publishing   Jun 2012   
Some Critical Issues for Injection Molding
NISHIYABU Kazuaki (Part:Joint Work, Micro Metal Powder Injection Molding)
InTech   Mar 2012   
Recent Development in Research of Macro- and Nanoporous Metals
Jul 2010   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
OHARA Ayatoshi, NAKAO Yuki, NISHIYABU Kazuaki
Materials and processing conference   6 Nov 2009   
Effect of Interphase Properties on Initial Damage in Single Fiber Composites under Transverse Tensile Load (jointly worked)
The 7th International Conference on Composite Interfaces(ICCI-(]G0007[))   1998   
In Situ SEM Observation of Micro Damages under Tensile Load (jointly worked)
The 7th International Conference on Composite Interfaces(ICCI-(]G0007[))   1998   
田渕喜瑛, 西籔和明, 田邉大貴, 倉敷哲生
日本複合材料合同会議(CD-ROM)   2013   
桜井晋也, JUSOH Mohd Ikhwan Helmi, 西籔和明
日本複合材料合同会議(CD-ROM)   2013   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2008 - 2010    Investigator(s): Kazuaki NISHIYABU
This study aims to develop the manufacturing method of micro-structured parts by the metal powder injection molding (MIM) inserted micro-sacrificial plastic molds which were prepared by nano-imprint lithography (NIL) technique. In this process nam...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2011 - 2013    Investigator(s): Kazaki NISHIYABU
This study aims to fabricate the micro-structured parts using nano-powder via compaction process by printing. The sacrificial plastic mold (SP-mold) which is derived from melting nanofiber produced by electron spinning (ES) method which provides a...